Fellows & Editors


Mark Higgins

China 2010
The Seattle Times

Mark Higgins the metro editor for The Seattle Times. He supervises a staff of about 40 reporters and columnists, many of whom have reported on Seattle’s ties with the Asia-Pacific international community. In 2010 the newspaper’s staff was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in breaking news reporting for its coverage of the shooting deaths of four police officers and the manhunt for the suspect. The newspaper is the second-largest circulation newspaper on the West Coast and its web site has more than 50 million page views monthly. The newspaper has regularly sent journalists to China and elsewhere in Asia, as well as to Africa and other international locations. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Higgins has worked for the past 20 years at The Seattle Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Previously, he worked in Tacoma, Washington, as well as in Orange County and East Los Angeles in California.


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